There has been a good response to the proposed trip to France in October with around 30 parishioners expressing an interest. I am hoping to be able to give some idea of the cost as soon as possible.
The diocese is planning to put in bids for new Catholic schools including two primary schools and a possible sixth form in Norwich. You will find more information in the porch of each of our churches.
The Senior Citizens’ Group (NW) meets on Monday 30th. In the morning there will be the usual activities – Computer Workshop, craft, and/or chair exercises plus coffee and a chat. Lunch is at 12.30pm. For the afternoon’s activities there will be a quiz, starting at 1.45pm and ending at 3.0pm.
Flame: March 11th. Flame is the national Catholic youth event at Wembley arena aimed at those in Year 10 and above. 10,000 young people will gather to receive inspiration from world-class speakers interspersed with music from Grammy award winner Matt Redman, and times of prayer. The diocese is taking a group offering subsidised tickets and arranging transport. For more information go to: www.rcdea.org/youth for more details.
Cool Catholic Kids (1-16 yrs) are now meeting every Sunday in the church hall with food and fun for all. Beginning in February (5th) there will be a Family Mass each month.
On Saturday, 11th February, there will be a Quiz & Puddings Night in the parish hall beginning at 7 pm. Puddings and coffee will be provided. Tickets are on sale after Mass at £7.50. All proceeds will go to the Aylsham Development Fund.
Journey in Faith. – next meeting for those who wish to learn about the Catholic faith is on 5th February, at 5 pm in the presbytery.
Vacancy for Chief Executive Officer (CEO): for the St John Baptist Catholic MAT. For more information please visit the http://xxx.stjohnthebaptist-cmat.org.uk/ or the Diocesan Website www.rcdea.org.uk
Please pray for John Gowing, Joe Seely and Mary Holmes’ father, Kevin Fitzmaurice, who are in hospital.
Today, Sunday, following the 11.00 am Mass at the Sacred Heart, the interment of Colin Griffiths, Anne’s late husband, will take place in the Memorial Garden. Anne would be happy for parishioners, who so wish, to join the family and friends for the short service.
We pray for Maureen Bailey and Peter Burnham who died recently and those whose anniversaries occur this week: including John Halsey, Zladislaw (Jan) Kurowski, Bridget Dalton, Ivy Batty and Wasil Mychajlyszyn.
May they rest in peace.
Thank you for the feedback in response to the proposed colour scheme for the re-decoration of the Sacred Heart. Your response has been positive and helpful.
This month’s project: Re-cycling
This week’s suggestion: To take old, small electrical items to
the recycling centre